Moreno Valley Remains in Growth Mode

by SCB Staff

The City of Moreno Valley, just east of Riverside, Calif., in Southern California’s Inland Empire submarket, has been growing rapidly and will continue to do so. Moreno Valley’s population has consistently grown by 5 percent every year, according to Melissa McClain, the city’s management assistant of economic development. There are more than 7,000 single-family and multifamily homes in the current pipeline — and those residents will soon be seeking out additional retail options.

A few of the city’s premier shopping centers have changed hands recently, allowing these properties to undergo a revitalization that can accommodate these new customers. This includes Festival Shopping Center, which just signed Floor & Décor as a new anchor. The center also features a multi-use component, as it is home to a 400,000-square-foot corporate business park.

Watch the video to hear about the other changes afoot at Moreno Valley shopping centers, as well as which restaurants are entering the arena.


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